2023.4.24 Change in the SHIP management structure

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Japan Innovation Network (JIN) have decided to change the management structure of the SDG Holistic Innovation Platform (SHIP) . The role of the UNDP in SHIP will be a founding partner as of April 2023. SHIP will continue to be managed by JIN.

UNDP and JIN plan to continue collaborating in projects such as the Japan SDGs Innovation Challenge and actively promote business model creation to solve global development agenda.

2019.2.6 SHIP to launch a global startup challenge with MSF

Innovate with Médecins Sans Frontières!

Do you want to make a difference and shape the future of emergency health care? Well, here’s your chance!

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and SHIP have joined forces to innovate the sharps waste management scene to reduce accidents, and make use of limited space more efficient.

We have opened a global startup challenge, where we are looking for startups with solutions applicable in either health facilities or in vaccination camps. Each scenario has its own challenges, and you can find out more at our website below!

What do we offer?
The winning startups will be rewarded with an invitation to one of MSF’s offices to develop a pilot alongside with MSF! You will get mentorship from experts in healthcare and business model development to not only test your pilot, but gain valuable insights to develop your business. 

Read more about this challenge at our website, or contact innovate@ji-network.org for any questions.

Challenge URL:  https://www.msfinnovationchallenge.org/en/challenges/innovate-with-msf